Category: Astronomy


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Woman into Space, the Jerrie Cobb Story.

By: Cobb, Jerrie; Rieker, Jane.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 68293

Black boards. Inscribed, signed by Jerrie Cobb on the front free endpaper. There is also a 3-line note in pen below her inscription by someone who took a trip with her. There is another short inscription in pen to the title page mentioning the death of the co-author, Rieker. The boards are worn at the corners and spine ends. Bump to one upper spine corner, the upper fore corners, and the lower spine end. Some browning to the front and rear free endpapers. There are small... View more info

Rocket Thesaurus

By: Convair-Astronautics

Price: $50.00

Publisher: General Dynamics Corporation: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64151

Beige paper covered boards with light foxing and soil, mild edgewear, slightly bumped corners and spine ends, and previous owner info in black ink to spine and bottom edge of front cover. Spine lean. Binding tight except for tenderness in one spot. Previous owner name to title page. Text otherwise clean. No stickers or stamps. A scarce little book. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 105 pages View more info

Practical Ephemeris Calculations

By: Montenbruck, Oliver & Arthur H. Armstrong

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Springer: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 65203

Glossy wraps with mild edgewear and a slightly creased corner. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 146 pages View more info

Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut

By: Mullane, Mike

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 68027

Full dark blue leather, gilt stamping on the spine and covers. All page edges gilt, ribbon marker. Silk moir endpapers. Signed by the author on a special page. The leather covers are nearly fine with no rubbing to the gilt. There is some small amount of wear to the gilt page edges. There are a few pages at the lower fore corners that have very tiny creases. No names or bookplates. ; Signed Collector's Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 382 pages; Signed by Author View more info


By: Pagel, Bernard E. J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 46429

Light bumping to spine ends and corners. ; 8vo; 378 pages View more info

OTHER SUNS THAN OURS A Series of Essays on Suns - Old, Yound, and Dead

By: Proctor, Richard A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45284

Golden brown leather covered boards. Gift presentation book plate on front paste down; rubbing/wear, some scratches and spots of soiling on boards; edgewear all around, heavier at spine ends and corners (bumping at lower corners); marbled edges of text block show some light wear and just a bit of fading. Last couple of pages have been neatly cut out; last present page is 418. Fold-out star chart facing title page has a 3.5'' tear across it. Fold-out charts on p. viii, 8,... View more info

CAULDRONS IN THE COSMOS Nuclear Astrophysics

By: Rolfs, Claus E. and William S. Rodney

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1988

Seller ID: 41938

Navy cloth-covered boards, light soiling to textblock edges, few pages creased at upper corner. Dust jacket in mylar, gentle creases at edges, crease down rear flap.; Theoretical Astrophysics Series; Diagrams, Charts, etc.; Large 8vo; 561 pages View more info

The New American Grammar of the Elements of Astronomy on an Improved Plan

By: Ryan, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: Collins & Hannay: 1827

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66124

Brown leather covered boards with peeling and wear mostly along edges, some rubbing and scuffing, and a wormhole to spine label. Gilt title on spine is rather worn but still legible. Chipping and fraying to spine ends. Hinges cracked. Top 1.5'' of ffep is torn away. Binding tender close to front and back, otherwise sound. Interior foxed, with some scattered, minor soil. No names, stickers or stamps. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 375 pages View more info